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My Garden Path – James Brincat – Fact Sheets – Gardening Australia

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SERIES 31 | Episode 29

We meet James Brincat, who is Area Chief Ranger for Parks Victoria, looking after a number of sites on Wadawurrung, Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung Country: his remit includes Point Cook Coastal Park, Werribee River Park and Werribee Park, all about 30km south-west of Melbourne.

But it’s the 25 hectares of formally laid-out gardens, parkland and productive areas around Werribee Mansion that is where the horticulture happens and that’s what he loves.

The Victorian State Rose Garden is a major feature – the 5,000 roses are tended by a dedicated team of about 60-70 volunteers who come out each week to prune, weed and care for the plants – as well as meeting up and having a cuppa. “This place is one of the largest community hubs in Werribee,” James says. That is due in no small part to his open, friendly leadership.

James

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Saturday Kitchen chef James Martin has quit social media – here’s what happened

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Monday, 5th October 2020, 1:30 pm

Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 1:38 pm
The virtual cooking masterclass suffered from a host of technical difficulties (Photo: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Saturday Kitchen chef James Martin has quit social media after receiving backlash for his virtual cookalong event that was branded a “disaster” by attendees.

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The This Morning chef says that he has been the target of “vile abuse” by those angry that they had experienced technical issues during the sold-out cooking masterclass.

What happened?

Martin held a virtual cookery class on Saturday 3 October, which invited fans and foodies to create a three course meal alongside Martin during the 90-minute experience.

The menu was set to consist of a start of halloumi with chilli jam, a main course of chicken saute with vinegar and pilaf rice,

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James Woods Wrecks MSNBC ‘Media Gnat’ Ali Velshi for Whining About MyPillow CEO’s Rose Garden Speech

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Leftists with blue checkmarks on Twitter lost their minds when MyPillow CEO and Trump supporter Mike Lindell spoke about faith and his company’s plans to deal with the coronavirus in the White House Rose Garden.

Liberal MSNBC Anchor Ali Velshi also took issue with it, and conservative actor James Woods wasn’t letting him get away with it.

Velshi took to Twitter to voice his astonishment that President Donald Trump would invite Lindell to speak: “Trump just called the ‘My Pillow’ guy up to the podium in the Rose Garden. You cannot make this stuff up.” Woods then did what he does best by slapping Velshi down in a retweet: “Hard for a #FakeNews media gnat to appreciate Americans donating their resources to help others in a time of crisis…”

 

 

Get wrecked Velshi.

Lindell stated during his speech that he “hopes to have his company producing 50,000 medical face masks a

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LILEKS (James) Interior Desecrators

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Sweet smokin’ Judas, what were they thinking?

Welcome back to Interior Desecrations, a brutal examination of the unlovely, unattractive, unlivable and unforgivable homes of the 1970s. All eras have some bad taste, of course – but it took the 70s to make bad taste triumphant and universal. It took the 70s to convince everyone to stick foil wallpaper on the wall, paint the bathtub purple, smother the floors in shag so deep it tickled the tops of your ankles, and hang art that managed to clash with everything, including itself. I mean, look at this picture – what is that? A dissected Rubiks’s Cube attempts to threaten a potted plant and his child, I guess.

Love the rug, too. They didn’t even make AMC cars in those color combinations. They didn’t dare.

Interior Desecrations was once a website, a popular & venerable part of the Institute of

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